Towing, Storage and Booting Advisory Board Meeting, January 14, 2016


Thursday, January 14, 2016 – 10:00 a.m.
North Campus Building
1st Floor Public Meeting Room, Room 125E
1106 Clayton Lane
Austin, Texas

If you require auxiliary aids, services or materials in an alternate format contact the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date. Phone: (512) 463-6599, FAX: (512) 475-2874, E-MAIL:, TDD/RELAY TEXAS: 1-800-relay-VV (for voice), 1-800-relay-TX (for TDD).

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  3. Approval of minutes – Meeting of November 5, 2015
  4. TDLR Video Presentation on Public Comment Process
  5. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant**
  6. Staff Reports – Briefing from agency staff and discussion:
    1. Executive Office
      1. Recent Developments
      2. Discussion of AG opinion regarding proof of liability insurance
    2. Compliance Division
      1. New staff members
      2. TDLR contact information on forms
      3. Outreach efforts
      4. Status of Recent Emergency Disaster Declaration
    3. Education and Examination Division
      1. Education statistics
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Case Highlights, Key Statistics and Trends
    5. Field Operations Division
      1. Top Ten Most Common Violations
      2. Division personnel update
      3. TOW Round Up
      4. Update on new technology
      5. Inspection statistics
    6. Licensing Division
      1. Licensing statistics
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding proposed rule amendments to an existing rule at 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 86, §86.10, to implement Senate Bill 1820, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015), relating to the definition of a tow truck
  8. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding proposed new rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter §§86.225, 86.226, 86.227 and 86.228, regarding emergency consent tow truck license, emergency consent tow operator license, and emergency consent tow company permit
  9. Discussion of environmental hazard fee
  10. Discussion on new credit card rule
  11. Recommendations for agenda items for next meeting
  12. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  13. Adjournment